MICHELLE
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: mee-SHEL (French), mi-SHEL (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
French feminine form of MICHEL. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Michèle (French)
DIMINUTIVES: Micheline (French), Chelle, Shell, Michelyne (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Michaela, Michala (Czech), Mikaela, Mikkeline (Danish), Mikaela (Finnish), Michaela, Michi (German), Micaela, Michela, Michelina, Lina (Italian), Mikaela (Norwegian), Michalina (Polish), Micaela, Miguela (Portuguese), Michaela (Slovak), Mihaela (Slovene), Micaela, Miguela (Spanish), Michaela, Mikaela (Swedish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #162 
England/Wales  ranked #236 
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Chile  ranked #62 
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Netherlands  ranked #196 
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